Machinist -Tool Operator

Someone in this position specializes in operating one or more than one type of machine tool (e.g., jig borer, grinding machine, engine lathe, milling machine) to machine metal for use in making or maintaining jigs, fixtures, cutting tools, gauges, or metal dies or molds used in shaping or forming metal or nonmetallic material (e.g., plastic, plaster, rubber, glass). Work typically involves: planning and performing difficult machining operations which require complicated setups or a high degree of accuracy, setting up machine tool or tools (e.g., installing cutting tools and adjusting guides, stops, working tables, and other controls to handle the size of stock to be machined. The Machine Tool Operator determines proper feeds, speeds, tooling, and operation sequence or selects those prescribed in drawings, blueprints, or layouts). Work also involves using a variety of precision measuring instruments, making necessary adjustments during machining operation to achieve requisite dimensions to very close tolerances. This worker may be required to select proper coolants and cutting and lubricating oils to recognize when tools need dressing, and to dress tools. In general, the work of a Machine-Tool Operator (Tool room) at the skill level called for in this classification, requires extensive knowledge of machine shop and tool room practice usually acquired though considerable on-the-job training and experience.

Basic Qualifications
Requires a comprehensive knowledge of machining
Advanced shop mathematics, and a variety of precision measuring instruments.
Candidate must have a High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum of 3 years experience of Intermediate Level Repairs
and/or modifications required
Must be proficient in reading and interpreting Schematics,
Engineering Drawings, Technical Manuals and Technical Orders
Must be flexible to work Extended/Multiple Shifts and Travel as
required to meet Customer mission needs

Desired skills
Experienced in maintenance
Able to work in confined space
Documented Military/DOD Service School or Civilian/FAA
equivalent training desired
Current & Active Secret Level Security Clearance
* Depot Level Maintenance Repair experience

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Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Fort Campbell Kentucky


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